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Jared started his career in the framing industry in 1991 in Australia, specializing in the area of sales, equipment training & education.

 

He works full-time as a product & marketing manager for Megawood Larson-Juhl Australia, and part-time as an international educator and sales consultant for GUNNAR International, based in Switzerland.

 

Keeping up ahead of industry advancements in technology, as well as the changing methods & techniques of framing, Jared has always been in the vital position of offering technical support and education to both new & experienced framers across the industry.

 

Possessing a broad and intimate working knowledge and understand of the framing & graphics industry, from manufacturing & wholesale distribution, to commercial and retail framing, Jared has been integral in helping develop and improve many recognised businesses across our industry, around the globe.

 

Having taught over 100 seminars as an educator and a keynote speaker to large audiences of 200+ people, Jared has lectured to thousands of framers around the globe in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, USA and Singapore for different tradeshows and educational events on behalf of the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA), the Fine Art Trade Guild in New Zealand, as well as speaking on behalf of industry leading companies such as Larson-Juhl, Nielsen Bainbridge, GUNNAR and Cassese.

 

In 2015 Jared was privileged to become the first western industry educator to be given the opportunity to teach at the AFAExpo in Beijing, China.

 

In 2016, Jared was the industry's most published writer across the globe.

 

Jared is a regular columnist for Picture Framing Magazine and has written over 100 published articles for most of the major industry publications across the globe including Framing Today, Décor Magazine, PPFA News, Profile Magazine, Aspect Magazine & Digital Reproduction. He has also authored the book "Getting the most value from your CMC" which is the industry's most popular reference guide for CMC users.

 

Jared is well know to most Australian framing businesses, working at the cutting edge of the industry's CMC revolution as it happened, and was responsible for installing the first computerized mat cutters in Australia.

 

Jared is recognised for his support of industry associations, guilds & education, and freely dedicates his time a committee member on the board for the Professional Picture Framers Association in Australia.

 

In 2013, Jared was also honored to be elected to serve on the International Board of Directors for PPFA, the Professional Picture Framers Association.

 

Jared is a Master Certified Picture FramerTM (MCPF), awarded by the PPFA in the US, and also a Guild Commended Framer (GCF), awarded by the Fine Art Trade Guild in the UK.

Jared is a frequent guest speaker and educator at major industry tradeshows and conferences around the globe.

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